Mark Lindberg, sporting events photographer, was out on the race course yesterday. He took over 500 photographs and 2 videos from the start of the 40/50 and 20 km events.
He has posted 14 edited photos on his Instagram site:
and we have posted 32 here:
If you want access to Mark’s photos, email him at email@example.com and he can provide a google drive link. These photos are slightly lower resolution than the originals and they are free to everyone. He just asks that folks acknowledge his site if they use these photos. If anyone wants to work with Mark on post processing and printing any original photos they should contact him about pricing.
Photos from the 2018 Sonot Kkaazoot Fort Wainwright road crossings are available at the link below. The photos are free to download. If you do download, please donate to the Birch Hill Trail Fund (https://nordicskicluboffairbanks.wildapricot.org/Donate/). If you would like a larger version of a photo just send an email to Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org. He’ll ask again for you to donate to the Birch Hill Trail Fund, but he’ll send you a larger version of the photo(s) for free.
The photos below show some of the road crossing volunteers on race day:
And the photos below show some key Sonot Kkaazoot organizers participating in the 30th annual Sonot Kkaazoot.
Frank Soos, guru of bibs and 50% of the team (with his wife, Margo Klass) that designed the fantastic Sonot Kkaazoot hats:
Chris Puchner, organizer of feed stations and the Sonot Kkaazoot start and finish area, skis his longest Sonot Kkaazoot (thanks to pneumonia, work, and out-of-state family issues):
Bill Husby, one of the key NSCF groomers, before he broke his ski pole and skied 12 km with just one:
Mike Schmoker, master of the woodel construction and award presentations:
Bruce Jamieson, NSCF president and World Masters skier:
Robert Hannon, Fort Wainwright contact and media mogul:
All photos by Eric Troyer
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All photos by Eric Troyer See earlier post for URL to Eric Troyer’s Google Photos gallery.
Eric Troyer, SCUM volunteer during the Sonot Kkaazoot (who is currently running the White Mountain 100) has shared a google album of his photographs:
You are free to download any photographs, but if you download, he asks that you contribute to the Birch Hill trails fund:
(If you need a larger version of a specific photo, Eric can email you one: fbxskierparent [at]
Max Kaufman, photographer and skier, took all the above photos of the 20 km skiers on the Chena River from under the Old Steese Bridge, of 40 and 50 km skiers in the Birch Hill stadium, and a few skiers at the finish.
You can view and download full resolution digital images of 229 photos from the slideshow at the Awards Ceremony on Max’s Picaso album:
In exchange, please make a donation on Max’s behalf to either the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks trail fund:
or to FXC, the NSCF youth training program, at the upcoming Spring Gala on April 16, 2016.
Thank you, Max! Your generosity will help appease the out-of-town skiers who were disappointed that we didn’t have swag to sell this year.
Gavin Kentch, who won the first place woodel in the M1 male category for the 50 km Sonot Kkaazoot, has a detailed article in FasterSkier.com, illustrated with Max Kaufman’s excellent photographs of the leading skiers.